Mark Richman

Pinochet’s moral: Never give up power

Augusto Pinochet, the former dictator of Chile, has been deemed ill-fit to stand trial by Britain and released to return to Chile. Those who clamored for his arrest and prosecution groan in dismay, as a brutal dictator has gotten away with murder and torture. Maybe not, as the government of Chile is considering prosecuting its […]

Gen. Pinochet and the hypocrisy of his arrest

I was relieved a few weeks ago upon reading the news that an ancient law in England had saved Gen. Augusto Pinochet from the hypocrisy of others. Not to say I condone everything that occurred in his 15-year rule over Chile, but arresting Pinochet and putting him on trial is hypocritical at best, and setting […]